King, Evert react to Djokovic's comments

Mar 24, 2016

King, Evert react to Djokovic's comments

Novak Djokovic met with former women’s tennis greats Billie Jean King and Chris Evert on Wednesday to hear their thoughts about equal prize money, and backpedaled on his controversial comments from Sunday after his tournament victory at Indian Wells. Djokovic made the initial comments ...

Djokovic says sorry for women's pay comments

Mar 23, 2016

Djokovic says sorry for women's pay comments

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic backed off comments that men’s tennis players should make more than women on Tuesday as Serena Williams and Andy Murray led a stinging chorus of criticism at the remarks. A furious row over the gender pay gap in tennis ...

Dec 22, 2015

Abe honors firms that promote women on heels of gender target cut

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday presided over a ceremony to celebrate companies that have made progress in promoting women, just weeks after the government scaled back ambitious targets for increasing the number of female managers. At the event for companies that “lead the ...

Nov 12, 2015

Supreme Court and marriage rules

Lwmakers should shed their outdated view and proceed to make necessary legal amendments to end the discrimination, injustice and inconveniences caused by two marriage-related articles in the Civil Code.